Scores

Final

Southern Utah 19

(1-1, 0-1 away)

San Diego State 35

(1-1, 1-0 home)

8:30 PM ET, September 12, 2009

Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA

1 2 3 4 T
SUU 6 3 0 1019
SDSU 11 14 10 035

Top Performers

Passing: R. Lindley (SDSU) - 287 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: A. Minefee (SUU) - 12 CAR, 111 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: V. Brown (SDSU) - 6 REC, 142 YDS, 1 TD

San Diego St. 35, S. Utah 19

Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- Ryan Lindley threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another score to lead San Diego State to a 35-19 victory over Southern Utah Saturday night.

Vincent Brown caught six passes for 142 yards and one touchdown. He also contributed a 28-yard punt return and a 36-yard kickoff return for a total of 206 yards.

Brandon Sullivan led the Aztecs' rushing with a career-high 111 yards on 24 carries.

Southern Utah quarterback Cade Cooper completed 15 of 29 passes for 165 yards. He was intercepted three times and sacked three times. Fesi Sitake had seven receptions for 74 yards.

Austin Minefee rushed for 111 yards and a touchdown for the Thunderbirds (1-1).

The victory was Brady Hoke's first as coach of the Aztecs.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SUU
SDSU
1st Downs1922
Total Yards279436
Passing165287
Rushing114149
Penalties6-438-80
3rd Down Conversions5-126-12
4th Down Conversions1-22-2
Turnovers32
Possession27:0033:00

Passing Leaders

Southern UtahC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Cooper15/291655.713
San Diego StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lindley20/302879.620

Rushing Leaders

Southern UtahCARYDSAVGTDLG
Minefee121119.3146
Siliva482.006
San Diego StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Sullivan241114.6018
Miller7182.619

Receiving Leaders

Southern UtahRECYDSAVGTDLG
Sitake77410.6118
Jessop35518.3033
San Diego StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Brown614223.7132
Sampson56412.8031

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSUUSDSU
SF12:31Cade Cooper Tackled By - Team In End Zone 02
TD09:56Roberto Wallace 12 Yd Pass From Ryan Lindley (Lane Yoshida Kick) 09
TD05:53Fesi Sitake 14 Yd Pass From Cade Cooper (Pat Blocked) 69
DC05:53Leon McFadden 0 Yd Off A Blocked Extra Point 611
SECOND QUARTERSUUSDSU
TD14:20Ryan Lindley 1 Yd Run (Lane Yoshida Kick) 618
FG08:33Ryan Griffith 28 Yd 918
TD04:58Vincent Brown 22 Yd Pass From Ryan Lindley (Lane Yoshida Kick) 925
THIRD QUARTERSUUSDSU
FG10:51Lane Yoshida 31 Yd 928
TD02:44Anthony Miller 9 Yd Run (Lane Yoshida Kick) 935
FOURTH QUARTERSUUSDSU
FG13:25Ryan Griffith 49 Yd 1235
TD07:40Austin Minefee 11 Yd Run (Ryan Griffith Kick) 1935